The Adventure Park great for kids and teens

The Adventure Park great for kids and teens

The Adventure Park in Malakasa is one of my favorite family things to do in Athens. I recently summed them up in my ‘Athens with Kids Top things to do’ article. I have been very often in his park ever since my children were very young so let me tell you all about it.  The Adventure…

Lagana or Clean Monday Bread

Lagana or Clean Monday Bread

Lagana The most important of all foodie traditions on Clean Monday is the Lagana bread. Bakers make this special flat oval-shaped bread only once per year for Clean Monday. They used to prepare this bread unleavened, thus without the yeast. However, leavened Lagana is nowadays more common. Sesame seeds are the most common topping on Lagana and often fresh or dried…

Great for teenagers in Athens: Street Art

Great for teenagers in Athens: Street Art

Teenagers in Athens will love to explore the street art scene. Several tour companies offer walking tours discovering the street art in the city. I had a tour with Alternative Athens, a company specialized in offering local experiences.  Their daily 3-hour group tour costs 40 Euro per person and is described on the website as…

Carnival in Greece

Preparing for Lent Greek Carnival or ‘Apokries’ is a true family celebration with street parties, parades, and masquerades. Carnival ( from Latin: ‘carne’ and ‘vale’ =  ‘goodbye to meat’) marks the days before the fasting begins. The word Apokries in Greek comes from the words apochi and kreas (abstinence + meat) so, it means avoiding meat.  The Greek…

Winter destinations for families in Greece

Winter destinations for families in Greece

Winter destinations for families in Greece Think of uncluttered ancient sites in cooler weather and pretty towns and traditional villages to discover with your kids. The Greek cities are at their best in winter. The soft sunny weather of Athens and Thessaloniki make them an ideal winter escape. Explore the monuments and sights without the…

Winter in Greece

· The Alkyonides Days ·

Winter in Greece is always pleasant. Especially in Athens and central Greece, the winters are mild and sunny. There are cold and rainy days and sometimes there is snow. What is very special about winter in Greece are the beautiful sunny warm days early in the New Year. Alkyonides Nearly every year in the winter in…

Little City Spots

Little City Spots

Little City Spots LittleCitySpots follows the trend of an increase in entertainment and activities for kids in the recent years. Compared to the first years of my motherhood, the choices for family activities nowadays are endless. So far, there were different sources to find information on what is going on in the city for kids….

Top things to do in Athens with Kids

· Fun for all ages ·

Top things to do in Athens with Kids

Athens with children is great! What are my top favorite places in my adopted hometown for kids? I find it difficult to choose. There are so many interesting things to do in the Greek capital. So for this post, I listed the places that we have visited the most often in the past eight years….

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